NEW BRIDGE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1309979
Date first listed:
30-Nov-1984
Statutory Address:
NEW BRIDGE, LANGFORD ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
NEW BRIDGE, LANGFORD ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Devon
District:
Mid Devon (District Authority)
Parish:
Newton St. Cyres
National Grid Reference:
SX 90058 96779

Details

NEWTON ST CYRES LANGFORD ROAD SX 99 NW 6/20 New Bridge - - II Road bridge over railway and river. 1844-51. Built for Exeter and Crediton Railway, Volcanic trap and engineering brick (both red and black), granite coping. Embankments carrying Langford Road have battered abutments of black brick with square red panels. 3-span bridge with segmental arches. Both piers on 3-legs with sturdy bases of mixed dressed stone and black brick. Black-brick legs separated by transverse round-headed arches. Main arches of red brick with volcanic rubble above. The piers have pronounced batter and are carried up past the drip course at road level to the parapet. Parapet of volcanic stone with internal recessed panels enlivened by squares of black brick. Granite coping is weathered slightly to outside rising slightly to cap the piers. (R A Williams, The London and South Western Railway, 1968, p107).

Listing NGR: SX9005896779

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
96372
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Williams, R A, The London and South Western Railway, (1968), 107

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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